The Remote Area Medical clinic is coming to Lake Charles this weekend to perform free medical exams!

Services available at the RAM clinic will include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental x-rays, eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site, women's health exams, and general medical exams.  All RAM services are free to the public and there's no need to bring ID.

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter said this about the RAM event:

We believe that this event will have lasting effects throughout our community. It truly is a Herculean effort to put this event on. We hope to connect our residents in need to health services and care that may be available to them year-round. - Mayor Hunter

Ticket distribution will begin on September 15 at 3am in the Lake Charles Civic Center parking lot. The clinic parking lot will open at 12am midnight on the morning of Saturday, September 15. Ticket distribution begins at 3am, and patients will be seen in chronological order according to their ticket number when clinic doors open at 6am. This process will repeat on Sunday, September 16.